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Erica Rakow


Facts of Erica Rakow

Full NameErica Rakow
First NameErica
Last NameRakow
Birth CityMiami
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameScott Rakow
Father Professionpolice officer
Mother NameToni Bernstein
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseScott Reynolds
No Of Children2
EducationCypress Bay High School, University of Florida
Networth$1 M
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Married Date2015

Erica Rakow is one of the brainy and excellent reporters in Florida, USA

She has been affiliated with WPTV News Channel 5 in West Palm Beach as the breaking news anchor since 2018.

Rakow has bravely covered stories all around the States, including the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando, hurricanes, tropical storms, national law enforcement memorial in Washington D.C., among others. 

Before joining WPTV, she has worked for WKMG in Orlando, WJXT Channel 4 in Jacksonville, and WJHG in Panama City Beach.

Early life and Education

She endured a tragedy in her childhood as she lost her father, Scott Rakow when she was just six months old in 1988

But it was her mother and grandmother's courage that built the finest Erika Rakow we have now. 

She became proud alumni of the University of Florida after graduating from Cypress Bay High School.

Parents and Siblings

Rakow's Father, Scott Rakow, was a dedicated police officer killed during the duty in 1998

He was just 28 years old when he was shot in the head while chasing the drug dealer

The tragedy is the reason that inspired Erika to be bold and take journalism

She proudly covered the news of the 25th death anniversary of her father as a reporter. 

Erica's mother, Toni Bernstein, is a woman of hard work and dignity. 

After being a widow of Scott, she married a loving man and now has a son with him.

Erica Rakow with her mother, stepfather, and half brother.
Erica Rakow with her mother, stepfather, and half brother. Source: Facebook


Erica is happily married to a handsome man, Scott Reynolds

Scott and Erika dated for more than three years before getting married

The couple's wedding took place in 2015 in a private ceremony with friends and families. 

The couple has a perfect combination of love, trust, fun, and understanding

The couple is married for five years as of 2020, and within these wonderful years, they have become parents of two adorable children

Their daughter is three years old, and they welcomed their second child, Pierson, on September 5, 2019

Erica shares charming pictures of her husband and children on Social media, giving us glances at her lovely vacation time and again.


Scott Reynolds has bewitching features with a height of around six feet and a muscular build

He has beautiful brown hair and a charming smile. He belongs to a white ethnic community. 

He was born and raised in Florida, and he studied business at the University of Florida

Like his wife, he loves water and beaches

Thus, the duo's favorite place for their refreshment is beach and nature

Scott is working as a Structural Heart Territory Manager at Boston Scientific.

Erica Rakow with her husband, Scott Reynolds, and children.
Erica Rakow with her husband, Scott Reynolds, and children. Source: Facebook

Income and Net worth

Rakow has worked for various stations and has developed herself as an excellent journalist

The reporter's salary information is not available in public. 

However, according to the official website of WPTV, her annual income can sum up to $55278 as of the salary list until October 2020. 

The gorgeous woman flaunts her luxury life on social media, and it is quite evident that she has a comfortable life. 

Hence, her total net worth might range within $1 million. Here are few references we took for our calculation:

SourceMonthly SalaryAnnual Salary
Payscale$2500 - $4076 $80500 - $88437 
Glassdoor$2542 - $4511$55600 - $59809


Rakow is currently based in Jupiter with her husband and children

Besides journalism, Erica is interested in various communities' work and social services

She has a special love for animals and children

The journalist is also a great foodie, and she loves to explore local restaurants when she is not working.

Age and height

  1. Rakow was born in Miami, USA but grew up in Weston.
  2. Erica Rakov's age is 32 as of 2020.
  3. Her height is around 5 feet and 7 inches.
  4. She has short blonde hair.
  5. Her natural eye color is greenish.
  6. She has a petite physique.

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Updated On Thu Jul 14 2022 Published On Sun Nov 15 2020 By shaumya

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